The Cycle Touring Life Blog

Discover the world with our guides, gear reviews, and inspiring stories. From local overnighters to epic cross-continent treks, we equip you with the knowledge and inspiration for your next adventure.

The Overnight Bike Escape - Why a short escape is what you need now!
July 10, 2024
The Overnight Bike Escape - Why a short escape is what you need now!
Why a Short Bikepacking Trip Can Be Just as Rewarding as a Big One Picture this: You have a couple...
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Mental Toughness: Psychological Techniques to Overcome Ride Fatigue
June 20, 2024
Mental Toughness: Psychological Techniques to Overcome Ride Fatigue
When you're grinding up that seemingly endless mountain pass or battling headwinds across a barren...
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Bike for Personal Growth: Building a Stronger Mind and Body on the Open Road
February 8, 2024
Bike for Personal Growth: Building a Stronger Mind and Body on the Open Road
Uncover the mental benefits and transformative power of bike touring. Fulfilment in life involves...
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The Journey Within: Integrating Mindfulness and Meditation into Bikepacking Adventures
January 23, 2024
The Journey Within: Integrating Mindfulness and Meditation into Bikepacking Adventures
Going on a long bike ride always does a world of good! Bikepacking, is a journey that promises not...
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Top Bicycle Tires for Epic Bikepacking and Bike Touring Adventures
January 19, 2024
Top Bicycle Tires for Epic Bikepacking and Bike Touring Adventures
Choosing the Right Tire for Your Next Ride Going on a bikepacking or bike touring adventure is a...
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Exploring Nova Scotia on Two Wheels: Your Bikepacking Route Planning Handbook
January 16, 2024
Exploring Nova Scotia on Two Wheels: Your Bikepacking Route Planning Handbook
Bikepacking in Nova Scotia – A Dream Destination Nova Scotia, a gem in Canada's eastern coast,...
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Train, Pack, Ride: Preparing for your Epic Bikepacking Adventure – Part 3
December 5, 2023
Train, Pack, Ride: Preparing for your Epic Bikepacking Adventure – Part 3
This is part 3, the final installment of our series on getting yourself ready for that...
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Conquer the Cold: Ultimate Guide to Winter Bikepacking Gear and Survival
November 27, 2023
Conquer the Cold: Ultimate Guide to Winter Bikepacking Gear and Survival
Winter Bikepacking: Essential Gear and Clothing Its starting to get cold out there. However, the...
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Train, Pack, Ride: Preparing for your Epic Bikepacking Adventure – Part 2
October 3, 2023
Train, Pack, Ride: Preparing for your Epic Bikepacking Adventure – Part 2
This is part 2 of our series on getting yourself ready for that long-distance bikepacking or bike...
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Train, Pack, Ride: Preparing for the Bikepacking Adventure of a Lifetime
September 18, 2023
Train, Pack, Ride: Preparing for the Bikepacking Adventure of a Lifetime
You have been dreaming for a long time that you would like to hit the road and go on a...
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